Two awards in UK for Javed Iqbal, banned in Pakistan

Two awards in UK for Javed Iqbal, banned in Pakistan

Pakistan-banned Yasir Hussain and Ayesha Omar's film 'Javed Iqbal: The Untold Story of a serial killer' won two top awards at the UK Asian Film Festival in the UK.

Javed Iqbal: The Untold Story of a serial killer was screened at the UK Asian Film Festival and was nominated for awards like any other Asian film.

The Pakistani film was also given two major awards, 'Best Director' and 'Best Actor, and both the awards were received by Yasir Hussain.

 
 
 
 
 
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Yasir Hussain, while sharing the posts of receiving both the awards on Instagram, expressed happiness and regretted that the film which is receiving awards from foreign countries, is facing a ban in Pakistan. He also thanked the film team, co-stars, and wife Iqra Aziz for receiving the awards.

Javed Iqbal: The Untold Story of a serial killer was supposed to be released in Pakistan in January this year but was banned two days before its release.

 
 
 
 
 
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The film was initially banned by the Punjab government, after which the film crew postponed its screening. The story of the film revolves around the crimes of Javed Iqbal Mughal, the notorious serial killer of Lahore, the capital of Punjab, and his legal trial. Javed Iqbal Mughal was guilty of killing 100 children and raping them. In 1999, Javed Iqbal wrote a letter to the police in which he confessed to killing 100 children between the ages of 6 and 16. He also admitted that he had killed most of the children. Was strangled and several pieces of his body were also cut.

Javed Iqbal Mughal committed suicide in Lahore jail in October 2001.

 
 
 
 
 
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